Brachioradialis

Brachioradialis Muscle

The Brachioradialis muscle acts to supinate the forearm from a pronated position, when it flexes the elbow. When starting in a supinated position, it acts to pronate the hand as it flexes the elbow.

Origin: Lower 2/3 of the lateral supracondylar ridge of the humerus.

Insertion: Styloid process of the radius.

Actions: Elbow flexion.Pronation.Supination.

Innervation: Radial nerve.

Daily uses: Turning a corkscrew.

Example strengthening exercises: Bicep curls using a resistance band.